Fedora 8 : net-snmp-5.4.1-8.fc8 (2008-9362)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 34703


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Mon Jun 23 2008 Jan Safranek <jsafranek at redhat.com> 5.4.1-8

- explicitly require the right version and release of net-snmp and net-snmp-libs (#451225)

- fix CVE-2008-4309

- Tue Jun 10 2008 Jan Safranek <jsafranek at redhat.com> 5.4.1-7

- fix various flaws (CVE-2008-2292 CVE-2008-0960)

- Thu Feb 14 2008 Jan Safranek <jsafranek at redhat.com> 5.4.1-6

- fixing ipNetToMediaNetAddress to show IP address (#432780)

- Thu Nov 15 2007 Jan Safranek <jsafranek at redhat.com> 5.4.1-5

- added procps to build dependencies (#380321)

- fix crash on reading xen interfaces (#386611)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected net-snmp package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 34703

File Name: fedora_2008-9362.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/6/2008

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:net-snmp, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:8

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/6/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4309

BID: 32020

FEDORA: 2008-9362

CWE: 20